Katrina's Jewish Voices – An online collecting project of the Jewish Women's Archive A joint project by the Jewish Women's Archive partnered with the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) to capture the voices and experiences of members of the Jewish communities of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast communities during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. For more information, see katrina.jwa.org/about#about-oral-history. Topics: Katrina, Jewish
Materials in this collection are contributed by the Northern Illinois University Digital Library. Materials include interview clips with scholars on a variety of topics relevant to American History, as well as digitized books and other documents from our Rare Books & Special Collections department. Topic: Northern Illinois University
The Rutland Historical Society was founded in 1969 to serve the original town of Rutland which includes the present towns of Proctor, Rutland Town, West Rutland and the City of Rutland. Our video collection contains the Society’s award winning Historically Speaking Episodes, which includes interviews and historical pictorial material in a flexible TV magazine format. Moments in History Episodes provides brief segments chronicling Rutland’s past. Notes From the Past focuses on political... Topics: Rutland, Vermont
The University of Washington Libraries is among the largest academic research libraries in North America, with a collection of more than seven million cataloged volumes, six million in microform format, more than 50,000 serial titles, and several million items in audio/video/film and other formats. From this Internet Archive provided portal, you will find links to a selection of moving image media from the UW Libraries' collections. Questions? Email us at medialib "at" uw...
Mightyverse is a growing community of people who love sharing their language and exploring other cultures. We believe that language is more than grammar and vocabulary and that the phrase is the fundamental unit of language. Since we value individual expression, we have built Mightyverse so that native language speakers can contribute short videos of spoken phrases to inspire and teach people to expand what they can say in another language. Language revitalization is a core part of our... Topic: language
Jewish women across the country have helped shape and nurture their families, communities, and institutions, yet their contributions have often been overlooked. Weaving Women's Words, provides a collection of women's stories in their own voices with supporting documents to fill this gap. Born early in the twentieth century, and interviewed at the beginning of the 21st, our narrators lived through decades of political, social and economic upheaval, as well as dramatic changes in expectations for... Topics: Oral History, Jewish Women, Jewish community
Founded in 2002, The Wende Museum is an historical archive, art museum and educational institution and a singular resource in the U.S. for research on daily, artistic, and intellectual life behind the Iron Curtain from 1945 to 1991. Named for the transformative period leading up to and following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the Wende Museum collects and preserves art work, artifacts, archives, films, and personal histories from Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union in order to contribute...
Welcome to LION TV, the Library Information Literacy Online Network (LION) devoted to helping you learn all about the world of Information. Content for LION TV comes from the ANimated Tutorial Sharing Project (ANTS), an international collaborative screencasting and video tutorial project. Whether you are wanting to learn how to do Research, use Google more effectively, understand what is an authoritative web site, or learn about a myriad of issues related to information (such as Privacy,... Topics: LION, ANTS
The Kern County Library provides a full range of services and resources to over 850,000 people in every city and unincorporated area of Kern County through a network operated at Kern County Library Headquarters. Contact Information: Kern County Library 701 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301 Phone: (661) 868-0700
Global Islands Project -- ongoing series of multi-media pdf-ebooks/field-recordings/films -- a pastoral, pictorial and phonic elicitation of island parameters. An intensive examination of small islands and their paradigmatic solutions to globalism... Ethnographically a shared world of historical experience -- not the romanticized and divided universe of them and us. Your feudal-world is based on mutual relief at your common corruption. Maybe some cultures are based on even worse. But that... Topic: fiji
The California Automobile Museum (formerly the Towe Auto Museum) is a spacious 72,000 square foot Museum. It is home to over 150 vehicles of various makes and models. Cars on exhibit range from the early 1900s to alternative power vehicles of the future and are all uniquely displayed chronologically among exhibits befitting the times and changes of the automobile. A knowledgeable docent staff provides visitors with guided tours through exhibits that recreate the momentous love affair we have... Topic: californialightandsound
California College of the Arts, formerly California College of Arts and Crafts, was founded in 1907 by Frederick Meyer, along with Xavier Martinez, Perham Nahl, and Isabelle Percy West. Originally in Berkeley, California, the college moved to its Oakland campus in 1922. Another campus in San Francisco was established in 1986. Reflecting the history of the college as an art and design school, the library collections focus on the practice of contemporary art and design as well as on the auxiliary... Topic: californialightandsound
On May 2, 1981, the California State Railroad Museum opened to the public, as did the Museum Library. The library has been an integral component of CSRM since the project's inception. It was clear to the founders of the Museum that a thoughtfully assembled collection of published, manuscript, and pictorial materials would not only enhance the museum's services but also support its conservation and education programs. With this goal in mind, as railroad equipment and artifacts were gathered for... Topic: californialightandsound
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Special Collections and University Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available Cal Poly Pomona's rare books and archival collections. The collections center around themes relevant to the mission of the university and are available for use by all interested users including students, faculty, staff, and the general research community. Special Collections and University Archives actively acquires new materials on a regular basis in our... Topic: californialightandsound
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory,... Topics: globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
The purpose of the Ferndale Museum, as an historical and educational museum, is to foster an appreciation and understanding of the culture and heritage of Ferndale, the lower Eel River Valley and the area as far south as the Mattole River Valley. The objectives are to be achieved through the collection, preservation and display of artifacts that pertain to or were used by the residents of the area. The museum will conduct research and publish material of historic nature for the education and... Topic: californialightandsound
prototype for PBS | NPR Forum Network collections at archive.org The PBS | NPR Forum Network is dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in Boston and beyond. Through this online service hundreds of thousands of people worldwide listen to these talks wherever and whenever they choose....
Located in San Francisco, the Museum of Performance + Design is the only independent, non-profit art organization in the United States devoted to the history of performing arts and theatrical design. Founded in 1947 by Russell Hartley, a dancer and designer with the San Francisco Ballet, the organization was long known as the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum (SFPALM) until it changed its name to Museum of Performance + Design in 2007. MP+D has served the arts community for... Topic: californialightandsound
Established in 1961, the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive is a world-renowned research archive dedicated to the study of musical traditions from around the globe. The Archive’s collection of more than 150,000 audio, video, print, and photographic items documents musical expressions throughout the world and includes unique field recordings as well as rare commercial recordings. As part of UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology, the Archive preserves and makes accessible over 50 years’ worth of... Topic: californialightandsound
Special Collections & Archives at the University of California, Riverside houses rare books, manuscripts, archival materials, photographs, videotapes, broadsides, and other media formats covering a wide range of special subject areas. Our holdings do not circulate, but may be used in the departmental reading room by those with an interest in our materials and valid photo identification. The Special Collections Archives is comprised of unique archival collections covering a wide-range of... Topic: californialightandsound
The USC Libraries Special Collections Department provides access to and preserves archival, historic, and primary source materials in its main areas of strength: Los Angeles regional history; American literature; Lion Feuchtwanger and the German émigré experience; natural history; Iberian, Latin American, and U.S. Hispanics studies, and USC history and the university’s intellectual life. Our quarters provide an area where students, faculty, and their classes may pursue intellectual exchange... Topic: californialightandsound
The mission of the Computer History Museum is to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the information age. As such, the Museum plays a unique role in the history of the computing revolution and its worldwide impact on the human experience. The Computer History Museum was formally established as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in 1999. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history. We are home to one of the largest international... Topic: californialightandsound
The Ohlone Profiles Project was created in 2008 to support Ohlone culture in the city of San Francisco. The Ohlone are the indigenous people of the San Francisco Bay, south of the main channel. The largest Ohlone group descends from Ohlone who left San Francisco when Mission Dolores closed in 1834. Ohlone culture has revived during the last thirty years, but rarely in San Francisco. The Ohlone Profiles Project recognized an opportunity to work with cultural leaders to host a cycle of... Topics: Ohlone, Native American, Bay Area, video
The César E. Chávez Branch Library, formerly the Latin American Library Branch, was founded in 1966. It was one of the first public libraries in the United States to offer services and materials in Spanish, and was the first branch library exclusively dedicated to the Spanish-speaking community in the United States. The branch opened at its current site in the Fruitvale Transit Village in February 2004. The César E. Chávez Branch is fully bilingual offering information services and...
This is a 24-hour video recording of a day in the life of Seunghwan Seo, an employee of a company called Anyman which provides virtually any service for people all around Seoul. Seunghwan is an on-screen participant of the Global Lives Project featured in Lives in Transit from Seoul, South Korea. This video was produced by Sam Queen, Rachel Gist, Jee Young Lee, Michael Stulberg, Marisol Park, Nayoung Jung, Joel Elliott, and Cole Quinlan. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video... Topic: global lives project
The Department of Special Collections & University Archives (SCUA) houses rare, fine, unique, and valuable books, periodicals, manuscripts, and documents which require preservation, security and care in handling. Other valuable historical items such as photographs, prints, postcards, memorabilia, scrapbooks, and oral histories are also held in Special Collections. University Archives holds materials which document the history of San Diego State since its founding as a Normal School in 1897.... Topic: california light and sound
Headlands Center for the Arts is a multidisciplinary, international arts center dedicated to supporting artists; the creative process; and the development of new, innovative ideas and artwork. Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. Through a range of programs for artists and the public, we offer opportunities for reflection, dialogue, and exchange that build understanding and appreciation for the... Topic: californialightandsound
At the core of the founding of the Hoover Institution in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives are a central part of the overall mission of the Institution. By collecting rare and unique material on political, economic, and social change in the modern era; preserving it; and providing it to researchers, the library and archives provide a rich and growing knowledge base and promote and encourage scholarship and research. Archival holdings amount to nearly 6,000 separate collections... Topic: californialightandsound
The California Judicial Center Library (CJCL) is a law library serving the Justices and staff of the California Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal, First Appellate District and staff of the Administrative Office of the Courts. All state and federal primary legal resources and major secondary legal resources are found in CJCL collections. CJCL's collections contain more than 200,000 volumes, including all Federal and California primary legal resources and major secondary legal resources. Law... Topic: californialightandsound
The Caltech Archives were formally established in 1968 to serve as the collective memory of the California Institute of Technology. Our mission is to preserve and make accessible the institutional records, personal papers, documents, artifacts and pictorial materials that tell the school's history. The Archives' unique research collections in the history of science and technology range from the time of Copernicus to today. They are available to the campus community for instructional and... Topic: californialightandsound
The people Shane and Amy Bugbee encountered all across America, every manner of character from every walk of life, were thoughtful and thinking, and they had a lot to say - much of it might be surprising. The footage contained in this collection is all of the raw footage from the entire project. These are the raw interviews as well as road footage of the couple with their dog Cheyenne and their turtle Myrtle, along with interviews and observations from their unique interview subjects, it also... Topics: A Year At The Wheel, Paul Krassner, A Year At The Wheel, bugbees, shane bugbee, creatives,...
The Walter W. Stiern Library opened in 1994 and is the largest building on the California State University, Bakersfield campus. The 150,000 square-foot building houses nearly half a million volumes and provides electronic access to more than 34,000 periodical titles via its hundreds of computer terminals. The Library is managed and operated by 26 staff members and faculty librarians. The Library also maintains a branch library at the CSUB Antelope Valley campus in Lancaster. The Dean of... Topic: californialightandsound
The Ethnic Studies Library is a consolidation of the four collections in the Ethnic Studies Department, University of California, Berkeley: Asian American Studies Collection Chicano Studies Collection Comparative Ethnic Studies Collection Native American Studies Collection Contact Information: 30 Stephens Hall #2360 University of California Berkeley, CA 94720-2360 Telephone: (510) 643-1234 Fax: (510) 643-8433 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Topic: californialightandsound
Manzanar National Historic Site was established to preserve the stories of the internment of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II and to serve as a reminder to this and future generations of the fragility of American civil liberties. Congress established Manzanar National Historic in 1992. Three distinct eras are represented in the site's museum collection. Owens Valley Paiute inhabiting the area from A.D. 600 to the early 1900s; the early ranching and farming period from... Topic: californialightandsound
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Research Library and Archive is one of the most comprehensive transit operator-owned library resources in the United States. As the only multimodal transportation library in Southern California, we serve employees, the public, governments and research institutions. Our collection contains approximately 250,000 items of significance to Los Angeles transportation history from 1873 to the present. This includes 45,000 books, reports,... Topic: californialightandsound
The San Diego Air and Space Museum celebrates aviation and space flight history and technology. Contact Information: San Diego Air and Space Museum 2001 Pan American Plaza San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 234-8291 Phone (619) 233-4526 Fax Email Topic: californialightandsound
The San Francisco History Center contains a research collection of books, newspapers and magazines, photographs, maps, posters, archives and manuscript collections, and ephemera, documenting all aspects of San Francisco life and history. The Center is also the archives for the City and County of San Francisco. The San Francisco History Center contains a wealth of primary and secondary source materials in print, manuscript, audio-visual, and digital formats. These include books, periodicals,... Topic: californialightandsound
The Sausalito Historical Society collects and preserves art, artifacts, photographs and printed materials that document Sausalito’s history; provides access to the collection for public and academic research; and develops publications and outreach programs to inspire local interest in Sausalito’s history to educate the visiting public and enrich the community. Contact Information: Sausalito Historical Society P.O. Box 352, Sausalito, CA 94966 Telephone: 415-289-4117 Email:... Topic: californialightandsound
The Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library is a community resource of immense value. The local history and genealogy collection was first established in the Santa Rosa Central Library’s California Room. In 1998, the collection was moved to a separate building located adjacent to the Central Library and commonly referred to as the “Annex.” In 2002, the Sonoma County Library Commission, governing board of the county-wide library system, adopted a new mission statement for the local...
The Oakland History Room is an important center for the study of the history and current development of the East Bay. Its collection contains a wide variety of materials relating to the history of Oakland and the larger Bay Area, including books, magazines, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, sheet music, trade catalogs, and scrapbooks. Contact Information: Oakland History Room Oakland Public Library 125 14th Street Oakland, CA 94612 Telephone: (510) 238-3222 Email:... Topic: californialightandsound
The mission of the Oakland Museum of California is to inspire all Californians to create a more vibrant future for themselves and their communities. When the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) first opened its doors more than forty years ago, it brought together three historically independent disciplines—art, history, and natural sciences—under one roof. This progressive multidisciplinary approach was to celebrate the many facets of California. Our collections—comprising more than 1.8... Topic: californialightandsound
Little People of America, Inc. is a national nonprofit organization that provides support and information to people of short stature and their families. LPA has more than 6000 members across the United States and internationally. Contact Information: Little People of America 250 El Camino Real Suite 211 Tustin, CA 92780 Telephone: (888) LPA-2001 Email: email@example.com Topic: californialightandsound
Inyo County is the home of Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the lower 48 states and Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the United States. The Los Angeles aqueduct runs through the valley and transports water to the City of Los Angeles. The Inyo County Free Library was formed in 1913, serves a population of about 18,000, and has six branches. Inyo County stretches over 10,000 square miles. It is 240 miles and a 6 hour drive from the City of Bishop to the most southern branch in... Topic: californialightandsound
Oscar nominated filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman's documentaries focus on social issues including education, women's rights, HIV prevention, and abortion. View a selection of her films here. Click for more information about Dorothy Fadiman's films. All public, educational, and government access television stations (PEG) and community media stations have permission to broadcast any of Dorothy Fadiman's films.